Event Title

Echocardiography in Emergency Room

Session

Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Description

Patients with the worrying clinical condition are challenging in the emergency room. Accurate and timely diagnosis is very important in life-threatening conditions. Echocardiography can be very useful in the diagnosis, evaluation and triage of patients with severe cardiovascular conditions in the emergency department. Echocardiography is very useful in patients presenting with: chest pain syndrome, hypotension, unexplained dyspnoea, palpitation, rrecurent syncope, cardiac arrest and chest trauma. It will help in minimizing the unnecessary admission to the hospital and facilitating in hospital evaluation of the admitted patients with echocardiographic information. Transthoracic echocardiography is the main source of information in the emergency setting. This article focuses on the clinical information that can be obtained from echocardiography according to the most frequent presentations suggesting a cardiovascular emergency.

Keywords:

Echocardiography, Emergency room

Session Chair

Salih Krasniqi

Session Co-Chair

Besnik Elshani

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-437-69-1

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

27-10-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

27-10-2018 10:30 AM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2018.358

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Echocardiography in Emergency Room

Pristina, Kosovo

Patients with the worrying clinical condition are challenging in the emergency room. Accurate and timely diagnosis is very important in life-threatening conditions. Echocardiography can be very useful in the diagnosis, evaluation and triage of patients with severe cardiovascular conditions in the emergency department. Echocardiography is very useful in patients presenting with: chest pain syndrome, hypotension, unexplained dyspnoea, palpitation, rrecurent syncope, cardiac arrest and chest trauma. It will help in minimizing the unnecessary admission to the hospital and facilitating in hospital evaluation of the admitted patients with echocardiographic information. Transthoracic echocardiography is the main source of information in the emergency setting. This article focuses on the clinical information that can be obtained from echocardiography according to the most frequent presentations suggesting a cardiovascular emergency.